Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA)

In our blog of December 17, 2013 we reported that the EEOC continues to implement its Strategic Plan for FY 2012-2016 and began implementing its Strategic Enforcement Plan (“SEP”).  See:
Continue Reading EEOC Settles Pregnancy and Disability Discrimination Suits In Furtherance Of It’s Strategic Plan

The EEOC just announced two settlements of cases involving pregnancy discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act
Continue Reading You Cannot Discriminate Against A Pregnant Employee Because Of “Outdated Myths Or Stereotypes Or Couched In The Language Of Safety And Health”

That appears to be the $64,000 question.  Most employers and some courts believe that the answer is no.  The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”) simply requires that pregnant employees not be
Continue Reading Do Employers Have an Obligation to Accommodate Pregnant, Non-Disabled Employees Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act?

An EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Act (“PDA”) lawsuit was just filed against a North Carolina restaurant on behalf of a  job applicant who was refused hiring because she was six months
Continue Reading New EEOC Suit Reminds Employers Not To Make Pregnancy-Related Inquiries